The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of...
Talk of the devil, and his horns appear
The genius of the Spanish people is exquisitely subtle, without being at all acute; hence...
Shakespeare knew the human mind, and its most minute and intimate workings, and he never...
In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in failure.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon-forgotten charities...
All thoughts, all passions, all delights, whatever stirs this mortal frame, all are but ministers...
Works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more purely imaginative they...
Good and bad men are less than they seem.
I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or...
Friendship is a sheltering tree.
Common-sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the...
Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.
The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a...
That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith.
Pity is best taught by fellowship in woe
Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the nonpharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary...
However we may pity the mother whose health and even life is imperiled by the...